June 14 – June 20
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week
The nation’s seventh-largest school district is embarking on a massive effort to address students’ challenges outside the classroom, reports Jacob Carpenter for the Houston Chronicle.
For The Christian Science Monitor, Stacy Teicher Khadaroo examines a historic vote at Georgetown University and what it reveals about the national dialogue over a call for reparations for slavery.
“We’re not going to just charge kids for being idiots.” In an effort to prevent the next school shooting, districts grapple with how seriously to prosecute certain threats, reports The Wall Street Journal’s Dan Frosch and Tawnell D. Hobbs.
The Hechinger Report’s Charlotte West spotlights the thousands of “transborder” students, including many U.S. citizens, who cross the U.S.-Mexico border every day for college.
For the Military Times, Natalie Gross examines how the closure of several for-profit college chains has upended the education plans of thousands of military veterans.
As more parents in Minnesota enroll their kids in kindergarten a year early, Josh Verges of the Pioneer Press explores some of the concerns that arise from the trend.
A Ph.D. fifty years in the making. WBEZ’s Kate McGee explains how the #MeToo movement helped two women finally receive their degrees from the University of Chicago.
A review of a popular social studies curriculum exposed over 400 examples of racial or ethnic bias, historical inaccuracies, age-inappropriate content, reports Education Week’s Sarah Schwartz.
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